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Senior Manager, OCM

Job Number:  66063
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Canada – Aurora East
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9 Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Senior Manager of Organizational Change Management (OCM), reporting to the Director of PMO/OCM, will have a crucial responsibility in overseeing and managing all strategic, tactical, and financial aspects of OCM. This role will be accountable for demand and resource capacity planning, OCM methodology, and the development of the team.


The primary focus of the OCM function will be on managing the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles, and organizational structures. As the Manager, you will lead a team of OCM resources who will support the creation and implementation of change management strategies and plans, with the goal of maximizing employee adoption and usage while minimizing resistance across Magna globally.

Your Responsibilities

•    Manage all OCM resources (internal & external), including maintaining an overall view of projects/initiatives, prioritizing needs, assigning and tracking resources/availability, and monitoring/measuring impacts of team members.
•    Initiate performance management, development plans, coaching, and mentoring for team members.
•    Determine resource needs to support change projects for Magna and continuous improvement initiatives.
•    Develop and maintain key performance indicators, metrics and reporting on change management and training.
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement by recommending best practices and lessons learned.
•    Oversee a structured methodology and ensure the application of change management processes and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of change
•    Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications
•    Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify/access key stakeholders
•    Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs
•    Develop and assess measurement systems to track stakeholder adoption and business benefits realization


Who we are looking for

•    Minimum 8 years of experience in change management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role. 
•    A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications or a related field. 
•    Change management certification or designation desired. (ie. Prosci)
•    Strong understanding of change management principles, methodologies, and best practices.
•    Experience working in a decentralized environment similar to Magna. 
•    Proven track record of successfully leading and managing complex organizational change initiatives.


Your preferred qualifications

•    Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
•    Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts an asset.
•    Problem solving and root cause identification skills.
•    Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a collaborative and inclusive approach.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
•    Proficient with Microsoft office and other collaboration tools


What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

A detailed overview of our benefits will be provided during the recruitment process. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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